Surgery for Thumb Arthritis: What are the Options?
Jump to: Arthrodesis (Fusion) Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) Total Joint Arthroplasty Trapeziectomy What is thumb arthritis? Our thumbs are used in almost every single daily task. In fact, without our thumbs we would lose over 40% of our hand function. Imagine trying to grasp a mug, open a door handle, use your cellphone, […]
Hand Osteoarthritis: What are the Symptoms? What are the Treatments?
Osteoarthritis in the hand can be a real pain! This disease will affect about half of all women and about a quarter of all men in their lifetime before they’re 85 years of age. We use our hands for nearly every activity we do every day so it is crucial that we understand the symptoms […]
Arthritis Pain Relief: What Is The Best Choice For Me?
When you have arthritis you may feel overwhelmed with the treatment options for pain relief. Here is an overview of your options, where we try to help you weigh the pros and cons of different treatments. There are four main criteria that may help you make a decision: Cost Risks Time to feel better Lasting […]